Pro Football weekly

Denver Broncos


Matt Prater

Matt Prater - #5 - K

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 195 lbs.
Birthday 08/10/1984
Birthplace Mayfield Heights, OH
College UCF
Years played 7

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

FG Pat Pts
26 55 133

Ex-Broncos LB Alexander arrested

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 10:14 a.m. ET
LB Kevin Alexander was arrested just hours before the team released him.

Tebow will remain Broncos starting QB

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 5:16 p.m. ET
Broncos head coach Eric Studesville announced Monday that Tim Tebow will remain the team's starting quarterback and start against the Texans on Sunday.

Broncos claim CB Jackson

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
The Broncos claimed CB Chevis Jackson off waivers from the Patriots and waived LB Kevin Alexander on Monday.

Tebow displays potential in starting debut

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
Deemed a "project" by most observers, expectations were low for Tim Tebow in his first NFL start. And while he didn't blow anybody out of the water, he certainly showed signs of what could be on the horizon.

Raiders roll past Broncos in Tebow's first start

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 7:48 p.m. ET
Jason Campbell threw a 73-yard touchdown pass to Marcel Reece and Jacoby Ford scored on a 71-yard run to help the Raiders overcome Tim Tebow's two long touchdowns in his first career start and beat the Broncos 39-23 Sunday.

Broncos GM Xanders wants to stay with team in larger role

Posted Dec. 18, 2010 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
Broncos GM Brian Xanders had limited power with former head coach Josh McDaniels at the helm and is hopeful to be given a larger role with the organization next season, the way we hear it.

Report: Broncos plan to start Tebow on Sunday

Posted Dec. 18, 2010 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
Broncos rookie QB Tim Tebow will reportedly get his first career start Sunday against the Raiders.

Orton suffering surprising late-season collapse

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
Kyle Orton played like a fantasy stud for most of the season's first few months and had the schedule to finish the year on a high as well. But instead, his play has deteriorated at a horrible time.

Down and out in Denver

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 4:45 a.m. ET
After admitting that the hiring of Josh McDaniels as head coach was a major mistake, the Broncos' fractured organization could have a rough time picking up the pieces following his dismissal early last week.

Feely, Cards run all over Broncos

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Jay Feely became the fourth kicker in 40 years to run for a touchdown and added a career-best five field goals to help the Arizona Cardinals end a seven-game losing streak with a 43-13 win against Denver.

Broncos fine Cox, he will play Sunday

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
Broncos CB Perrish Cox will play but not start on Sunday after being arrested on Thursday night for sexual assault.

Elway expected to join Broncos front office

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 11:48 a.m. ET
Former Broncos Super Bowl-winning QB John Elway is expected to be in the Broncos' front office by the end of the season.

Broncos sign Hauschka to kick for Prater

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 9:25 p.m. ET
The Broncos have signed Steven Hauschka to handle their placekicking duties Sunday at Arizona. The team's regular kicker, Matt Prater, didn't travel with the team after having been listed as questionable on the injury report with a groin ...

Report: Broncos CB Cox arrested for sexual assault

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
Broncos CB Perrish Cox was arrested Thursday night for sexual assault and is currently being held in Douglas County Detention Center in Colorado, according to a report in the Denver Post.

Cardinals keep sellout streak alive

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have sold out every game they've played in University of Phoenix Stadium, and that includes this Sunday's game vs. the Broncos.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted July 02, 2012
The Denver Broncos have signed kicker Matt Prater to a new four-year deal, locking up one of the most powerful legs in NFL history. Executive Vice President of Football Operations John Elway announced the contract Monday. Terms were not released.||||||| Prater was a clutch performer for the Broncos down the stretch last season with four game-winning field goals. He had three straight weeks in which he kicked the winner on the game's final play, helping Tim Tebow and the Broncos go on a six-game winning streak that propelled them into the playoffs for the first time in six seasons. Entering his sixth NFL season, Prater ranks second in team history with an 80.4 percent field goal conversion rate.
Posted March 05, 2012
The Denver Broncos have placed the franchise tag on Prater, giving them the right to match any offer other teams might present to the kicker with one of the most powerful legs in NFL history.||||||| Prater came up clutch for the Broncos down the stretch last season with four game-winning field goals. He had three straight weeks in which he kicked the winner on the game's final play, helping Tim Tebow and the Broncos go on a six-game winning streak that propelled them into the playoffs for the first time in six seasons. Prater has the highest percentage in league history from 50 or more yards, having connected on 12 of 16 kicks for a 75 percent clip.
Posted Dec. 23, 2010
The Broncos have placed Prater on injured reserve.||||||| Prater has missed the last two games with a groin injury. Steven Hauschka has filled in, connecting on 5 of 6 field goal attempts in games at Arizona and Oakland. In his career with the Broncos, Prater has made 71 of 87 field goal attempts, the best accuracy rate in team history for anyone with a minimum of 50 attempts.
Posted Sept. 17, 2007
Prater was cut by the Falcons on Monday after he missed two field goals in the Falcons' 13-7 loss to the Jaguars.||||||| Prater is 1-of-4 this season, including two costly misses on Sunday. He was wide right from 43 yards in the second quarter and wide right from 26 yards in the third. Atlanta signed Morten Andersen to replace him.

ABOUT TRUST ONLINE